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Law in the Sunday papers ~ Rewriting US military law, election updates

[JURIST] Sunday's New York Times highlights the way US military law has been secretly rewritten since September 11, 2001. The Times also covers the US Supreme Court's denial of Presidential candidate Ralph Nader's plea to be placed on Pennsylvania ballot, the contentious nature of judicial elections in the US, and how California is rethinking its "3-strikes" sentencing law.

Today's Washington Post reports on a US Army Captain's lawsuit designed to block his pending deployment. The Post also covers a federal appeals court holding that will prevent some provisional ballots in Ohio from being counted.

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